Last updated on May 17th, 2020 at 10:23 am
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- Overall, we rate KAIT8-TV Least Biased based on limited editorializing of information. We also rate them High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 48/180
Founded in 1963, KAIT8-TV is a virtual and VHF digital and an ABC/NBC/CW+-affiliated television station licensed to Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States, serving Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. KAIT8.com is the news website for the TV Station.
Funded by / Ownership
KAIT8 is owned by Gray Television, which operates 145 stations across the USA. Revenue is derived through sponsored content and advertising.
Analysis / Bias
In review, KAIT8 publishes local news through text and video from the TV Station. The focus is on local crime, sports, weather, and general interest of the community. Local news is reported with minimal bias such as this: Downtown Blytheville ‘greeting card’ mural in the works. When it comes to national and international news the Associated Press is typically used.
Editorially, KAIT8 does not offer editorial positions and tends to report news factually and with minimal bias.
A factual search reveals they have not failed a fact check.
Overall, we rate KAIT8-TV Least Biased based on limited editorializing of information. We also rate them High for factual reporting based on proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 1/15/2020)